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  1. Biopolitics, Governmentality and Humanitarianism

    'Caring' for the Population in Afghanistan and Belarus

    By Volha Piotukh

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book critically analyses the changing role and nature of post-Cold War humanitarianism, using Foucault's theories of biopolitics and governmentality. It offers a compelling and insightful interpretation of the policies and practices associated with ‘new humanitarianism in general, as well as...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Food Security Governance

    Empowering Communities, Regulating Corporations

    By Nora McKeon

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book fills a gap in the literature by setting food security in the context of evolving global food governance. Today’s food system generates hunger alongside of food waste, burgeoning health problems, massive greenhouse gas emissions. Applying food system analysis to review how the...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. (In)Security and the Production of International Relations

    The Politics of Securitisation in Europe

    By Jonas Hagmann

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book provides a framework for analysing the interplay between securitisation and foreign affairs, reconnecting critical security studies with traditional IR concerns about interstate relations. What happens to foreign policymaking when actors, things or processes are presented as threats?...

    Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Ethics and Global Security

    A cosmopolitan approach

    By Anthony Burke, Katrina Lee-Koo, Matt McDonald

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book will be the first systematic examination of the role that ethics plays in international security in both theory and practice, and offers the reader a concrete ethics for global security. Questions of morality and ethics have long been central to global security, from the death camps,...

    Published July 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Human Security as Statecraft

    Structural Conditions, Articulations and Unintended Consequences

    By Nik Hynek

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book critically investigates the discourses and practices of human security and aims to delve below the stereotypical imageries representing them. Drawing on Foucault and Deleuze, the author approaches human security from a new perspective, with the aim of ascertaining what has...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Securitization and the Iraq War

    The rules of engagement in world politics

    By Faye Donnelly

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book critiques the conceptualization of security found in mainstream and critical theoretical debates, and applies this to the empirical case of the 2003 Iraq War. The Iraq War represents one of the most puzzling, complex, and controversial events in the post-Cold War era. The manner in which...

    Published August 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Reimagining War in the 21st Century

    From Clausewitz to Network-Centric Warfare

    By Manabrata Guha

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book interrogates the philosophical backdrop of Clausewitzian notions of war, and asks whether modern, network-centric militaries can still be said to serve the 'political'. In light of the emerging theories and doctrines of Network-Centric War (NCW), this book traces the philosophical...

    Published July 29th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Critique, Security and Power

    The Political Limits to Emancipatory Approaches

    By Tara McCormack

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book aims to engage with contemporary security discourses from a critical perspective. It argues that rather than being a radical, analytical outlook, much critical security theory fails to fulfil its promise to pose a challenge to contemporary power relations. In general, 'critical security'...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Struggle for the West

    A Divided and Contested Legacy

    Edited by Christopher Browning, Marko Lehti

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    In recent years debates about the nature and future of the West have been high on the political agenda. Prognoses of the West’s imminent demise have been countered by those arguing for its continued relevance, or those arguing that while the West will survive its nature, and the balance of power...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  10. US Domestic and International Regimes of Security

    Pacifying the Globe, Securing the Homeland

    By Markus Kienscherf

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book maps the increasing convergence of US domestic and international security regimes, analyzing the trend towards global pacification in the name of 'security'. The dream of liberal world peace after the Cold War is on the verge of collapsing into permanent global pacification – not only in...

    Published October 16th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Securing Health: HIV and the Limits of Securitization
    By Suzanne Hindmarch
    To Be Published January 31st 2016
  2. Ethical Security Studies: A new research agenda
    Edited by Jonna Nyman, Anthony Burke
    To Be Published January 31st 2016

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